We Swear There's a Really Good Hair Dryer to Suit Every Budget
Finding the best hair dryer for you can seem daunting, but it's actually pretty simple. First, you need to decide your budget: If you blow-dry your hair every day, then it's worth splashing out. Only use a hair dryer on special occasions? Then look to a budget version that will do the job without costing the earth. For those of you with curly hair, you need to make sure it comes with a diffuser attachment so you can enhance your natural wave and not the frizz. If you're a frequent flyer and don't want to rely on the Russian roulette that is the hotel offering, then look to a travel version that's good enough to use whether at home or away. Keep scrolling for our concise edit of the six best hair dryers on the market.
Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer Fuchsia (£300)
Dyson caused quite a stir last year when it announced it was launching a hair dryer that would cost £300. So what makes it stand out? It's quieter than most, and it measures the air temperature 20 times every second. Why? To ensure even heat distribution over the hair for less frizz and a quicker, shinier blow-dry. It comes with a nozzle and diffuser for straight styles or curl enhancement.
Parlux 3200 Compact Ceramic Ionic Hair Dryer (£81)
Most hairdressers agree that Parlux hair dryers are up there with the best of them, and, you know, hairdressers know good hair dryers. No-nonsense options, Parlux hair dryers are built to last and dry hair quickly, efficiently and with the minimum of frizz.
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